Professional Diversity Network (IPDN) and Sify Technologies (SIFY) Head-To-Head Survey

Professional Diversity Network (NASDAQ:IPDN) and Sify Technologies (NASDAQ:SIFY) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Professional Diversity Network and Sify Technologies’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Professional Diversity Network -66.34% -56.57% -32.69%
Sify Technologies N/A N/A N/A

Insider and Institutional Ownership

4.0% of Professional Diversity Network shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 5.2% of Sify Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. 19.0% of Professional Diversity Network shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 77.0% of Sify Technologies shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Professional Diversity Network and Sify Technologies’ top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Professional Diversity Network $22.05 million 0.66 -$22.28 million N/A N/A
Sify Technologies $318.04 million 0.16 $14.19 million N/A N/A

Sify Technologies has higher revenue and earnings than Professional Diversity Network.

Volatility & Risk

Professional Diversity Network has a beta of 2.91, indicating that its stock price is 191% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sify Technologies has a beta of 1.66, indicating that its stock price is 66% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Sify Technologies pays an annual dividend of $0.01 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Professional Diversity Network does not pay a dividend.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Professional Diversity Network and Sify Technologies, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Professional Diversity Network 0 0 0 0 N/A
Sify Technologies 0 0 0 0 N/A

Sify Technologies has a consensus price target of $3.00, indicating a potential upside of 132.56%. Given Sify Technologies’ higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Sify Technologies is more favorable than Professional Diversity Network.

Summary

Sify Technologies beats Professional Diversity Network on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

Professional Diversity Network Company Profile

Professional Diversity Network, Inc. operates online professional networking communities with career resources in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Professional Diversity Network, National Association of Professional Women, and Noble Voice Operations. It serves various cultural groups, such as women; Hispanic-Americans; African-Americans; Asian-Americans; disabled; military professionals; lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgenders; and students and graduates. The company offers single and multiple job postings, recruitment media, talent recruitment communities, corporate memberships, and hiring campaign marketing and advertising, as well as e-newsletter marketing, research, and outreach services. It also provides consumer advertising and consumer marketing solutions through advertising and job postings on its Websites. The company serves federal, state, and local governments, as well as companies and contractors that serve governmental entities; small and medium sized businesses; and large enterprises. As of December 31, 2017, it had approximately 10,266,000 registered users. The company was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. Professional Diversity Network, Inc. is a subsidiary of Cosmic Forward Limited.

Sify Technologies Company Profile

Sify Technologies Limited provides integrated ICT solutions and services in India and internationally. The company operates in five segments: Telecom Services, Data Center Services, Cloud and Managed Services, Technology Integration Services, and Applications Integration Services. The Telecom Services segment offers Internet protocol based virtual private network services, including intranets, extranets, and remote access applications; and last mile connectivity services. The Data Center Services segment provides co-location, regular backup, server load balancing, and remote backup solutions; messaging, shared hosting, network, and security services; storage and virtualization services; and managed voice services to resident enterprises. The Cloud and Managed Services segment offers on-demand hosting services; and remote and onsite infrastructure management services that manages and supports customer operating systems, applications, and database layers, as well as utility-based on-demand storage service that manages the lifecycle of enterprise information. The Technology Integration Services segment provides data center build, network integration, information security, end user computing, and collaborative tools and solutions. The Applications Integration Services segment offers a range of Web-applications; and operates online portals, including sify.com and samachar.com, which acts as principal entry points and gateway for accessing the Internet, as well as related content sites. Sify Technologies Limited also provides Website design, development, content management, online assessment tools, and search engine optimization services; messaging and collaboration services and solutions; online testing engine and network management services; and online exam engine solutions. The company was formerly known as Sify Limited and changed its name to Sify Technologies Limited in October 2007. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Chennai, India.

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